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Old 11-16-2012, 06:41 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey, whats up guys. New to the site, diggin it so far.I have a couple questions. I am and have been a mountain rider, this is all I know. First question: Does anyone have any experience with a gold finger or any sort of lefty throttle (good/bad)? Second question is the install? Heard it was easy, have never done it however? I would be installing this on a 12' 800 assault 155. Last question, besides reaching for the brake and gunning the throttle, is there any other issues/concerns with a lefty throttle? Thanks...
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I ran a gold finger on my 02 rmk. To connect mine I split open my powermadd throttle cable extension and tied it in with the block so I didn't have a cable running to the thumb throttle like some kits. I love mine just be sure to mount it so you don't bump it on accident

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Old 11-18-2012, 06:24 PM   #4 (permalink)
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putting one on this week. install is pretty much cut and dry. never used one before, its a freebie so i am giving it a go.

lots of pros and cons, decipher as you will, but the key component in my opinion will be the use of the safety tether. if you dont have one, cheap insurance to install one. should be a standard feature on all sleds.

i will more than likely keep mine in the lockout position most of the time after i play with it a bit. time will tell.
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Old 11-18-2012, 07:49 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Had one on one sled, won't do it again. It was handy once in a while, but when your left hand is on the throttle, you don't have a way to transition to the brake quickly, if at all. And the cable is more prone to icing, so sticks a lot easier. Tether is a must if you get one.
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